Russian Federation Council permits Putin to ship troops to Syria

30.09
14:34

KYIV, September 30 / Ukrinform./ The Federation Council has given a permission to Russian President to use the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation in Syria.

Head of the presidential administration Sergei Ivanov told reporters, according to TASS news agency.

"The Federation Council has unanimously approved of the President's request by giving 162 votes in favor of the decision," he noted.

He said Assad "appealed to the leadership of our country asking for military assistance."

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